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Old 05-26-2004, 03:19 AM   #1
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Can't get any color when watching movie


I did a fresh FC2 install and since this install I cannot get any color when trying to watch a divx

Any idea?

Old 05-26-2004, 07:08 AM   #2
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What program are you using? In mplayer, you can raise the color "on the fly", just take a look to the options (in text mode mplayer i think are numbers 5 and 6 to lower/raise color).
Old 05-26-2004, 12:32 PM   #3
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I tried several and it's always doing that. I tried mplayer, xine, totem,

any more ideas?

Old 05-26-2004, 01:04 PM   #4
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with mplayer, try using different video outs - i kno this can affect colour. for a list, run:
mplayer -vo help
i use:
mplayer -vo gl2
you could also try updating ur divx drivers.


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